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Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

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Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

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Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

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GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

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Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

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Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

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Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

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When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

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A snapshot of my college experience -

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Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

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Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

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‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

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Some of my favorite everyday brands -

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Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

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Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

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Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

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‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

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UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

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It all means nothing, and everything

Maral Margossian traces the random events that led her to UMass and how everything worked out perfectly.

Senior Columns 2016-2017

Collegian seniors reflect on their time at UMass and the Collegian.

Events in Turkey today echo patterns of Armenian genocide

Maral Margossian draws parallels between the events leading up to the Armenian genocide and the ongoing turmoil in Turkey today.

Marketing should reflect consumer interests

Millennials have the power to change how major corporations handle social justice issues.

Five reasons why some words are overused and need to die

Five overused words that need to die.

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages

Maral Margossian explains the integral role of presenting diverse viewpoints in the op/ed page.

Humanize the other

Maral Margossian urges readers to try and understand each other when tensions run high.

Don’t move to Canada if Trump wins election

Maral Margossian argues why Americans should remain in the U.S. regardless of who becomes president.

Suicide prevention starts with openness

In light of World Suicide Prevention Day, Opinion Editor Maral Margossian discusses ways we can prevent suicide.

Editor’s note: Seniors say goodbye

As the Collegian enters its final week of production to close out the academic year, our graduating senior class will publish their final senior columns as they reflect on their time at UMass.

In one ear and out the …door?

Maral Margossian discusses how trivial things in our lives affect us in ways we wouldn’t think about – such as doors and memory.

Appreciating the power of literature

Maral Margossian discusses the power of literature to reach all types of people.

Distorted body image in America

Columnist Maral Margossian exposes a flaw in the American view of body image, especially in Hollywood.

Millennials’ votes can make a difference in all elections

Maral Margossian gives a brief explanation into the importance for young people to vote, especially today.

Advertising is all around us, with the help of Big Brother’s data

Maral Margossian warns us of the bombardment of invasive, personalized advertisements that the average person deals with on a daily basis.

Never again, never forget: Remembering the Armenian genocide

Maral Margossian discusses the horrors of the Armenian genocide, and explains why it is vital to remember the atrocity.

Five reasons why Russia won’t start World War III

Maral Margossian gives us five reasons why Putin wouldn’t dare start World War III in Crimea.

Women’s rights movement still relevant

Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.

NSA reaches its tentacles into space

Maral Margossian condemns the NSA’s recent adoption of the octopus, a historic symbol of institutional overreach, as its logo.

‘Thinspiration’ sites should be regulated

Maral Margossian explores the harmful nature of online “thinspiration” communities and websites, and advocates for their regulation.